Counseling Resource

Berkeley City College offers a wide range of professional counseling services for prospective and enrolled students. Services include providing academic, career, and personal counseling and referrals to other on-campus services. Students are encouraged to consult with counselors early in the educational process to plan their program of study. To get the best of your time with a counselor, please schedule an appointment. Please refer to the list of services outlined below.


(Update 08/02/2019)

Academic Counseling Services Closure
The Counseling Services will be closed on November 15, 2019 If you would like to setup an appointment for future dates, please click the ‘make an appointment’ above. If you do not find one, be mindful that we are in peak and all of our appointments are booked up as days open.
Counseling Quick Stop 1st Floor
Get answers to your quick questions and get advice.  A counselor can also refer you to other services or appointment to assist you. Hours of Operations are from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.(Friday closed at 4:00pm)
Services are limited to:
  • General information.
  • Initial Enrollment Assistance/Course Scheduling and Review of Assessment Results.
  • Prerequisite Checking (i.e., Substitutions/Challenges).
  • Filing Matriculation Waivers (i.e. Students who completed the assessment at a non-Peralta college; students with prior coursework in English and Mathematics, students who have earned a higher education degree).
We are appointments only – No longer drop-ins on the 2nd Floor!
The Counseling Service Center has converted from Drop-ins to Appointments only. If you would like to set up an appointment please book the appointment through our online appointment system 
 located near the top.

Don’t wait till the last minute go online to book, cancel, or move your appointment.

Counseling Contact
Phone: 510-981-5036
Email: counselingbcc@peralta.edu
Counseling Hours

(Hours are scheduled to change periodically)

  Monday: 8:30 a.m — 5:00 p.m
  Tuesday: 8:30 a.m — 5:00 p.m
  Wednesday: 8:30 a.m — 5:00 p.m
  Thursday: 8:30 a.m — 5:00 p.m
  Friday: 8:30 a.m — 4:00 p.m
  Saturday: Closed
  Sunday: Closed

Counseling Services
Matriculation | Enrollment
Student Education Plan
Pre-requisite/Co-requisite Clearance
Academic Probation | Progress | Dismissal
Career Counseling
Course Substitution
AP Scores |Transcript | Assessment Score Evaluation
Petition for AA/AS | AA-T\AS-T | Certificates | IGETC

Let Us Continue To Help You

Students Helped within a Year


Student Plans Created within a Year


Appointments created for Spring 2019